FOREST, Va. - Randolph-Macon freshman Alex Nelson (Weems, Va./Lancaster) has been named ODAC Player of the Week for men's golf following his second-place finish at the Glenn Heath Shipbuilders Memorial at the Williamsburg Club.
Nelson shot 77 in the first round and was in 13th place in the individual standings. He posted the best round of the tournament with a three-under 69 in the second round for a total of 146, just three shots behind the leader. Nelson finished second out of 80 individuals.
Nelson also helped the Yellow Jackets place second out of 14 teams at the event. R-MC finished ahead of seven other ODAC teams.
Randolph-Macon will compete in the 2017 ODAC Championships April 23-25 at Wintergreen, Va.